Orientation and Mobility Posts

SAS Graphics Accelerator Maps: Student Uploading and Accessing Maps

Learn how students can access teacher-created custom maps & intro to understanding the maps.

How to Create 3D Printable Maps Using Touch Mapper

Create customized tactile maps using Touch Mapper!

It's My Job Podcast #9

Grant Hardy, Broadcast Presenter for Accessible Media, Inc., is interviewed by Christian.

It's My Job Podcast #8

Chancey Fleet, Assistive Technology Coordinator for the New York Public Library, is interviewed by Christian.

Coding, Cubetto and O&M

See how this student was motivated to learn a challenging school route through 'coding' the Cubetto robot!

More Cool Games that can be Played on Zoom Part 2: VI Twist

social distancing? No Problem! Play these games with a 'VI twist' through Zoom.
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Upcoming Virtual O&M Opportunities

Join these virtual meetings for O&M students and/or for O&M Instructors!

Wayfinder: New O&M App!

Check out this cool O&M game by ObjectiveEd!
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Live Webinars for Non-Drivers!

Preparing teens and young adults for non-driving and exploring low vision driving by Dr. Penny Rosenblum!

Middle School Virtual O&M: Thursday Zoom Meetings

Join these lively virtual meetings on O&M-related topics!

Virtual Instruction: O&M

Looking for ideas on how to teach O&M virtually when schools are closed and students are staying home?

Turtles on the Town: An O&M Scavenger Hunt

In this post I describe an activity using QR codes to create a scavenger hunt to find small metal turtle sculptures around a town.

Escape Rooms: How Do I Get Out of Here? Part 2 (O&M)

Escape room activities are a fun way to develop team-building and other skills. This post describes an O&M-themed escape room activity.

TVI and O&M Professional New Year's Resolutions

Four areas to work on in 2020!
Cartoon image of a person walking with a long cane with dark glasses and text, "Electronic Cane or Traditional Cane"

Electronic Canes and Traditional Canes

Interesting article about the pros and cons of creating electronic long canes for travelers who are visually impaired.

Google Maps Offers Voice Guidance for Visually Impaired Users

Google Maps, a web-based service that provides detailed information about geographical regions and navigation now has voice guidance.

Sphero City Activity

Design and construct your tactile city and then navigate the Sphero robotic ball to various destinations!

Sequencing Coding Concept Activities

What to do, when? Order of coding concept activities and skills.

Trick-or-Treat Orientation Activity

Here is a fun orientation lesson for October!